Different Ways to Say “Fat” in English


I’ve been noticing changes in my body in the last several years. When I was in high school, I used to run 5 miles (8 km) almost every day. As long as I had 8 hours of sleep, I could  wake up next morning feeling fresh and energetic. But now, […]

Are you translating in your head when you speak in English?


Look at me. I’m a horse race commentator. Actually, I’m not a horse racing commentator. I wish I was. After enjoying vacation in Tokyo and Gwangwon Province, I worked as an interpreter for a conference. I interpreted Korean to English. Interpretation and translation are not the same. Interpretation is when […]

How to pronounce “Corn” and “Cone”


Hope you’re enjoying your summer. I just came back from a trip to a rural area in Gangwon-do, South Korea. I got to breathe fresh air and spend some time in nature. During my stay in Gangwon-do, I didn’t check any email, use the internet or even my phone for 4 […]

Sushi Is Delicious


I just came back from a business trip in Japan. Japanese people working in the service industry are interesting. When you ask them questions, they recite an answer that they memorized from a manual. It feels like I’m talking to a robot.I understand that they have to recite the script so […]